Pediatrics

Have pediatric questions? Ask a pediatrician.

Ask a Doctor,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I was with my new born granddaughter and the next day I

Customer Question
I was with my...

I was with my new born granddaughter and the next day I broke out with a cold sore. She was 10 days old. Do I need to worry. I was kissing snuggling. Is she in danger.

Doctor's Assistant: Have your break been stable or getting worse? Have there been any illnesses going around?

No illness and haven't had a cold sore in years

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with cold sore? Is this a repeating or first-time issue?

I used to get them when I was younger it had been years

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Pediatrics
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Pediatrics Question
Answered in 4 hours by:
3/18/2018
Pediatrician: Dr.M.D.Mazumdar, Doctor replied 1 month ago
Dr.M.D.Mazumdar
Category: Pediatrics
Satisfied Customers: 9,386
Experience: MBBS. MD. More than 20 years practise in private practice
Verified

Hello,

Welcome and thank you for your question.

I am reviewing it now and will reply again in a moment.

Ask Your Own Pediatrics Question
Pediatrician: Dr.M.D.Mazumdar, Doctor replied 1 month ago

Thank you for your patience.

I am sorry to tell you that herpes can spread very easily to newborns if they are kissed by someone with a cold sore or even by someone with the herpes virus in the saliva.

The baby needs to be tested for the virus as early as possible.

I hope this helps.
Let me know if you need more information. If not, please click on a positive rating (5 stars) to leave feedback.
Thank you.

Ask Your Own Pediatrics Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
She has no signs and it's been 6 days. Would she be showing signs by now. I read it's very rare if she would contract under 6 months of age due to moms antibodies. Is that true?
Pediatrician: Dr.M.D.Mazumdar, Doctor replied 1 month ago

If her mother has herpes, then yes, her antibodies would protect the baby against herpes infection.

If infection does occur, then the first signs would show up within 2- 14 days.

Ask Your Own Pediatrics Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Dr.M.D.Mazumdar Your Own Question
Dr.M.D.Mazumdar
Dr.M.D.Mazumdar
Dr.M.D.Mazumdar, Doctor
Category: Pediatrics
Satisfied Customers: 9,386
9,386 Satisfied Customers
Experience: MBBS. MD. More than 20 years practise in private practice

Dr.M.D.Mazumdar is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me.

Susan O.USA

I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much

Corrie MollPretoria, South Africa

I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well!

ClaudiaAlbuquerque, NM

Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion.

KevinBeaverton, OR

Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
I feel better already! Thank you.

ElanorTracy, CA

Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem.

JulieLockesburg, AR

You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions.

John and StefanieTucson, AZ

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Yogindra Vasavada

Dr. Yogindra Vasavada

Pediatrician

3,130 satisfied customers

M.D.(ped) passed at first attempt, in practice continuously for last 37 years. Certi. in Comp

Dr. Gupta

Dr. Gupta

Pediatrician

1,502 satisfied customers

MD, practicing Pediatrician with 19 years of experience. Member American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. K.

Dr. K.

Board Certified Pediatrician

819 satisfied customers

Board Certified, Ivy League educated Pediatrician.

Raymond B., M.D.

Raymond B., M.D.

Doctor

422 satisfied customers

I provide medical care for newborns, children, adolescents and young adults up to age 21 years.

Dr. Davidson

Dr. Davidson

Board Certified Pediatrician

415 satisfied customers

Board Certified Specialist in Pediatrics, Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

David L. Hill, MD, FAAP

David L. Hill, MD, FAAP

Doctor

415 satisfied customers

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UNC Medical School. Vice President, Cape Fear Pediatrics.

Dr. Lieberman

Dr. Lieberman

Doctor

111 satisfied customers

Hi: I'm a board certified pediatrician, caring for teens and younger children for the past 12 years.

< Previous | Next >

Related Pediatrics Questions
My son is 14 months old. He is refusing to eat any foods. He
My son is 14 months old. He is refusing to eat any foods. He refuses to take a bottle or sippy cup with milk. He can sip some water but just for little. He is breastfeeding still all the time. If I do… read more
Sumanth Amperayani
Sumanth Amperayani
Consultant Paediatrician
Master\u0027s Degree
606 satisfied customers
My grand daughter is having reflux since birth. It is bad
My grand daughter is having reflux since birth . It is bad that it comes out both thru mouth and nose. She is 9 months and weivhs only 4.84 kg. Now is not as bad as when she was the 1st 6 months. A sp… read more
Sumanth Amperayani
Sumanth Amperayani
Consultant Paediatrician
Master\u0027s Degree
606 satisfied customers
I've got a couple of x-rays i'd like to share of my 10 year
I've got a couple of x-rays i'd like to share of my 10 year old sons broken leg that looks to be broken in numerous spots and slightly displaced. I'm looking for a second opinion on just putting a cas… read more
Sumanth Amperayani
Sumanth Amperayani
Consultant Paediatrician
Master\u0027s Degree
606 satisfied customers
I'm seeking help I have a 12 year who I taken to a
Hello I'm seeking help I have a 12 year who I taken to a dermatologist but they said he was allergic to dustmites. However I seek a second opinion because since he was little he has this rash looking … read more
Dr. Yogindra Vasavada
Dr. Yogindra Vasavada
Pediatrician
Doctoral Degree
3,130 satisfied customers
My son was given a dose of steroids today for an ongoing
My son was given a dose of steroids today for an ongoing cough/cold and ear infection. He's been coughing like crazy a few hours after receiving the dose. Does that loosen up mucous?… read more
Richard Han
Richard Han
Pediatrician
Post-Doctoral Degree
970 satisfied customers
This morning my 8 yr old daughter had explosive diarrhea abs
this morning my 8 yr old daughter had explosive diarrhea abs vomiting! Hasn't kept much down and now has this weird rash on her one arm! … read more
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Doctoral Degree
2,748 satisfied customers
Our granddaughter has fever for 5 days 104 102. Right know
right know she is in a hospital they took lot of test and everything coming normal right know she is on antibiotics IV but still have fever and sleep lot … read more
Sumanth Amperayani
Sumanth Amperayani
Consultant Paediatrician
Master\u0027s Degree
606 satisfied customers
When mouth is open everything seems normal (pictured)
When mouth is open everything seems normal (pictured) however when forcing movement in the mouth, I can see lumps behind both tonsils (painless) and flesh coloured, possibly slightly lighter, they are… read more
Sumanth Amperayani
Sumanth Amperayani
Consultant Paediatrician
Master\u0027s Degree
606 satisfied customers
Will I was wondering when a mother is on meth, while she
Hi, Will I was wondering when a mother is on meth, while she taking meth and at the same time. what is the effect on the child? will the child won't be eating that is with iron in it, like meat and ve… read more
Sumanth Amperayani
Sumanth Amperayani
Consultant Paediatrician
Master\u0027s Degree
606 satisfied customers
I caught my 1 year old with dog poop in her mouth. I cleaned
second opinion] I caught my 1 year old with dog poop in her mouth. I cleaned it all out right away and if she did happen to ingest some it was very little. Is she going to be ok?? Do I need to do anyt… read more
Dr SS
Dr SS
Doctoral Degree
12,327 satisfied customers
I was dropping off my son at daycare this morning with my 12
Hi there - I was dropping off my son at daycare this morning with my 12 week old. As we were leaving a child vomited on the stairs in the entrance. Wondering if vomit can be airborne in anyway that I … read more
Dr SS
Dr SS
Doctoral Degree
12,327 satisfied customers
I caught my 1 year old with dog poop in her mouth. I cleaned
I caught my 1 year old with dog poop in her mouth. I cleaned it all out right away and if she did happen to ingest some it was very little. Is she going to be ok?? Do I need to do anything?… read more
Dr. Saha
Dr. Saha
Doctoral Degree
439 satisfied customers
My baby was asleep this morning at 7.30 and I moved her
My baby was asleep this morning at 7.30 and I moved her blanket to put it on her and I woke her. She cried. I knew she was very tired so I took her into my bed and she slept for about an hour and 20 m… read more
Sumanth Amperayani
Sumanth Amperayani
Consultant Paediatrician
Master\u0027s Degree
606 satisfied customers
My 6-year-old son was diagnosed at age 2 with an "innocent
My 6-year-old son was diagnosed at age 2 with an "innocent heart murmur". Obviously, we were relieved, because my family on both sides have had heart disease and stroke. Well, this year we started him… read more
Sumanth Amperayani
Sumanth Amperayani
Consultant Paediatrician
Master\u0027s Degree
606 satisfied customers
My 8.5 month old has has a runny nose and cough for a week
My 8.5 month old has has a runny nose and cough for a week now. Went to the pediatric last week and they said he didnt have any infection or virus. But it is still here and now his nose isnt running c… read more
Sumanth Amperayani
Sumanth Amperayani
Consultant Paediatrician
Master\u0027s Degree
606 satisfied customers
Is 21mg of melatonin for a 10 year old for a over year
Is 21mg of melatonin for a 10 year old for a over year continuous use ok? When he is also taking a prescribed sleep aide. Also he takes a ADHD medicine in morning then two zolofts and two adrell Could… read more
Dr. Yogindra Vasavada
Dr. Yogindra Vasavada
Pediatrician
Doctoral Degree
3,130 satisfied customers
My son is 3 years and 3 months old, he is fraternal twin.
My son is 3 years and 3 months old, he is fraternal twin. His weight is 12.24 kg and his height is 92 cm. His weight has not increased for past 5 months and height has not increased since past 2 month… read more
Sumanth Amperayani
Sumanth Amperayani
Consultant Paediatrician
Master\u0027s Degree
606 satisfied customers
My breastfed 5 month old has a rash. It started on his
My breastfed 5 month old has a rash. It started on his cheeks, and then spread to the rest of his face and scalp. Now it's on his arms legs and tummy.His pediatrician looked at it for a couple of seco… read more
Sumanth Amperayani
Sumanth Amperayani
Consultant Paediatrician
Master\u0027s Degree
606 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x